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Familiar Personalities And Well Rehearsedpersonalities and well rehearsed He pinpoints key issues race and nation in France’s rehearsed He key issues of race and nation in France’s jazz history from the 1920s through the 1950s While he deals with many of the traditional icons such as Josephine Baker Django Reinhardt and Sidney Bechet among others what he asks is how they came to be so iconic and what their stories hide as well as what they pres.